Portland Timbers Corporate Cup to benefit Portland YouthBuilders

Timbers issue call for local businesses to assemble their employees and prove it on pitch

PORTLAND, Ore. – This August men and women from around the Pacific Northwest will step out of their offices and onto the soccer pitch to participate in the 2013 Portland Timbers Corporate Cup, an event designed to boost employee morale, cultivate professional networks and engage the regional business community in raising funds for Portland Timbers Community Pillar Partner, Portland YouthBuilders.

Businesses that are up to the challenge can choose from several levels of competition, which provide an opportunity for both advanced and recreational teams to join in the fun. Registration for the event runs through July 31, so interested employees should assemble their corporate crews and visit www.timberscorporatecup.com for more information.

Qualifying Tournament
When: Saturday - Sunday, August 10-11, 2013
Where: Tualatin Hills Park - Howard M. Terpenning Complex | Beaverton, OR
What: Men’s Competitive, Men’s Recreational & Co-Ed Bracket Bracket Play

Championship Match Day
When: Sunday, August 25, 2013
Where: JELD-WEN Field | Portland, OR
What: Men’s Competitive, Men’s Recreational & Co-Ed Championship Matches

Portland Timbers Corporate Cup 2013
The Portland Timbers Corporate Cup brings Pacific Northwest corporations together for soccer and corporate networking, all while raising money for Timbers charity partner, Portland YouthBuilders. The three-part event gives corporate employees a taste of the professional soccer life. Mix and mingle at the tournament social (August 9), play qualifiers at THPRD - Howard M. Terpenning Complex (August 10-11), and earn your way to the championship match at JELD-WEN Field (August 25).

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Soccer for a Great Cause – Portland YouthBuilders (PYB)
The Timbers Community Pillar Partnership with PYB is presented by D.R. Horton. The Portland Timbers and D.R. Horton will partner with Portland YouthBuilders on a community service project in conjunction with MLS W.O.R.K.S. Community Service Program. PYB provides life-changing opportunities to very low-income youth. All of the young people served by Portland YouthBuilders have dropped out of high school and come to PYB for a chance at creating a better, brighter future. Through an integrated program of education, vocational training, leadership development, and personalized counseling, PYB students acquire the tools and skills they need to move out of poverty and into self-sufficiency.